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Are Syria's Alawites turning their backs on Assad?

Mystery Document Claims Syria's Alawites Distancing Themselves...

JOSEPH EID/AFP/ by 26 Apr 2016 0 26 Apr, 2016 26 Apr, 2016 A document allegedly leaked to Western media by a group of Alawite leaders claims Bashar al-Assad's religious sect is dissociating itself from the Syrian dictator's leadership. The ..., 2 days ago
Alternative roads to peace in Syria Your Middle East, 2 weeks ago

Alawite Clergy Slams BBC Claim That Sect Is 'Distancing Itself' From Assad

The original story, published overthe weekend, pointed toa mysterious eight-page document " obtained bythe BBC ," claiming that Alawite clergy leaders were looking to "distance themselves fromAssad," and "outlin[ing] what kind offuture they wish ...
 Sputnik3 weeks ago Alawite statement raises questions about autonomy  Abu Dhabi National3 weeks ago ┬╗The Alawi Document!  Al Ghad3 weeks ago Alawites Wash Their Hands of Assad's Regime  Asharq Al Awsat3 weeks ago
Melbourne Age

Syria's Alawites deal blow to Assad

London: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is facing a new challenge, this time from within, as a group of religious leaders from his powerful Alawite sect threaten to abandon him. In an unusual move, a group of Syrian "sheikhs" or religious leaders ...
 Melbourne Age3 weeks ago Syrian crisis: Facing decimation, Alawites deal blow to Bashar al-Assad  Sydney Morning Herald3 weeks ago

Power-Sharing in Syria

The root cause of Syria's conflict is the concentration of power by a minority-led Alawite administration. Decentralization can contribute to peace and political transition. Syria's future governance should consider constitutional arrangements, ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago
Siasat Daily

Residents of Syria's Latakia lament Russian withdrawal

Residents of Latakia, the heartland of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's Alawite sect and home to the Hmeimim Russian airbase, expressed their sadness on Thursday over Russia's withdrawal of
 Yahoo! Singapore1 month ago US, Russian interests collide in Syria  DNA India6 days ago In Assad Heartland, Russian Drawdown Has Syrians Worried  Naharnet1 month ago

Syrian Parliamentary Elections 2016: National Assembly Dominated by Sunni, Large Representation of Women

This article dispels the myth that Syria is a sectarian society with a government dominated by the Alawite. It is worth noting that the wife of president Al-Assad is Sunni. The vast majority of the seats in the
 Global Research1 week ago

Weekend Reading: Egypt's Saudi Islands, the Hezbollah Corporation, and Syria's Alawites

Maged Atiya reflects on the public reaction to Egypt's transfer of the islands of Tiran and Sanafir, situated at the entrance of the Gulf of Aqaba, to Saudi Arabia. Hanin Ghaddar argues that Hezbollah is becoming more of a corporate entity than a ...
 Council On Foreign Relations1 week ago

Nusra Front leader: if Alawites and Shi'ites win in Syria, battle will spread to Arabian Peninsula in less than a decade

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 LBCAustralia2 months ago

US, Russia Agree To Freeze Fighting On Two Syrian Fronts

:55 View Comments Residents and civil defence members inspect a damaged building after an air strike on the rebel-held Tariq al-Bab neighbourhood of Aleppo, Syria April 23, 2016. The US and Russia have agreed to a freeze on fighting on two ...
 Malaysian Digest2 hours ago
Qatar Peninsula

US, Russia 'agree freeze' on two Syrian fronts

The United States and Russia have agreed on a "freeze" in fighting along two major fronts in Syria, but not in war-ravaged Aleppo, the Syrian and Russian militaries said Friday. In a statement carried on state television, Syria's armed forces said ...
 Yahoo! India2 hours ago US, Russia 'agree on freeze' on two Syrian fronts  i24news2 hours ago U.S., Russia 'Agree Freeze' on Two Syrian Fronts  Naharnet2 hours ago
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